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''Once again, I received the beating of my life'' (Victor's Journal Ep. 4)

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remember how that class felt. Mrs. Clarks kept explaining something to us. I don’t remember what it was. I couldn’t take my eyes off Sarah. 949 more words

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The Bureaucracy of Death: A Reading List

Although more and more countries are abolishing capital punishment, over half the world’s population lives in four of the countries that continue to use it: India, Indonesia, China — and the United States.  381 more words

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Convicted Murderer May Have Killed at Least 5 Other Women

STROUDSBURG — Charles Hicks was convicted of murdering and dismembering a woman in the Poconos. Jurors decided Tuesday night he deserves the death penalty.

Now Newswatch 16 has learned Hicks told investigators this was not his first kill. 302 more words

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Jury Sentences Charles Hicks to Death

STROUDSBURG — A jury has sentenced Charles Hicks to death.

That same jury convicted Charles Hicks of Tobyhanna of first degree murder on Friday for murdering Deanna Null, dismembering her, and scattering her body along two highways in the Poconos. 82 more words

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Appeal Pending for Missouri Man Awaiting Execution

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) – Attorneys for Missouri inmate Leon Taylor asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his execution on Tuesday, citing several concerns that led to the death sentence for the convicted killer. 506 more words

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We Wear Our Hearts On Our Sleeves

We wear our hearts on our sleeves

Just this past week and a half myself and my wife took on an effort to save a dog’s life, this dog was said to have killed another animal and the city had sentenced it to death. 448 more words

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Man Convicted of Killing Wife in St. Louis County Courthouse Dies

POTOSI, Mo. (KMOX) - A St. Louis County man serving a death sentence at the Potosi Correctional Center has died.

Kenneth Baumruk, 75, apparently died of natural causes, according to the State of Missouri Department of Corrections. 169 more words

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